VIDEO: The GHPIA Investment Risk Scorecard: Profit Stability Score
April 15, 2021
As our series on how we determine risk and reward continues, learn about our Investment Risk Scorecard and how we separate companies with dependable profits from riskier firms with...
How GHPIA Screens Stocks for Your Portfolio
March 31, 2021
Our Investment Risk Scorecard helps us quantify the exposure of companies and industries to risk, based on these five fundamental metrics...
Negative Capability and the Emotions of a Market Cycle
December 31, 2020
Here are three guidelines investors should use to weather the highs and lows of a tumultuous market cycle like that of the past year.
VIDEO: Applying the GHPIA Valuation Benchmarks: Part 1 — 1999 .com Stock Bubble
December 9, 2020
How does GHPIA evaluate risk and reward when we choose investments? Learn how in our ongoing series of short videos about our time-tested benchmarking process, which begins with this one,...
VIDEO: Fiscal Fitness — Why Diversification Matters
June 30, 2020
This video shows why it's important for investors to exercise all the financial muscles in their portfolios, rather than just attending to the ones they're most familiar with, like the...
Fiscal Fitness: Why Diversification Matters
June 30, 2020
Diversification is among the most fundamental, well-accepted concepts for investors and is at the core of GHPIA’s investment philosophy. But the S&P 500 index is less diversified than many investors...
Financial New Year’s Resolutions: Self-Help Promises for Financial Well-Being You Can Actually Keep
January 3, 2020
Here’s a set of financial New Year’s resolutions that anyone can follow. Even just doing a few of these will help improve your financial health.
The Case for Optimism: A Global Economy Retrospective — 1999-2019
December 31, 2019
Despite the volatility and chaos of last 20 years, many people will be surprised to learn that our planet and our country are wealthier and more peaceful than at almost...
Are IPOs Partying Like It’s 1999?
June 30, 2019
With innovative companies like Uber, Lyft, Pinterest, Airbnb, Zoom, and Beyond Meat going public in recent months, it feels like 1999 all over again. Except this time is different. Investors...
Euroscepticism Offering Deep Discounts
December 31, 2018
Euroscepticism refers to someone who opposes increasing powers of the European Union. Concessions made by the most Eurosceptic political leaders in the most indebted countries in the eurozone suggest the...
The Bear Necessities
September 30, 2018
This August the S&P 500 Index set a record for the longest uninterrupted bull market rally at 9.5 years and counting. Of course, all good things must come to an...
Stock Market Volatility – Is it Really That Bad?
March 31, 2018
shaken up. Recent market volatility may startle investors, but it is important to understand its origin and take a historical perspective. Volatility does not necessarily signal a time to sell...